John Krasinski is an actor who is known for portraying the role of Jim Halpert on ‘The Office’ on NBC. He is also a filmmaker and has also directed and produced some shows. He has appeared in a number of films including ‘State and Main’, ‘Taxi’, ‘For Your Consideration’, ‘The Holiday’, ‘Leatherheads’, ‘The Muppets’, ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’, and ‘Detriot’. Krasinski has also lent his voice in many films like ‘Animal Crackers’, ‘The Wind Rises’, ‘Monsters University’, ‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ and ‘Shrek the Third’. He has won a number of awards and nominations in his career. The estimated net worth of John Krasinski is $18 million US dollars.
John Burke Krasinski was born on October 20, 1979, in Boston, Massachusetts. He was born to parents Ronald Krasinski and Mary Clare. His father was an internist and his mother was a nurse. He has two brothers named Paul and Kevin Krasinski. When he was in sixth-grade, Krasinski appeared in a school production called Annie. He then went on to appear in a play written by B. J. Novak.
Together with Novak, he completed his graduation in 1997 from Newton South High School. He then became an English tutor in Costa Rica. Following this, he attended Brown University and graduated in 2001. He then went to the National Theater Institute located in Waterford, Connecticut. He also studied at The Actors Center located in New York and Royal Shakespeare Company located in Stratford, England. Following his graduation, he went to New York to pursue a career in acting.
John Krasinski got engaged with Emily Blunt, English actress in 2008. They married in July 2010. The couple has two daughters named Hazel and Violet. Actor Stanley Tucci is his brother-in-law.
John Krasinski began his career by appearing in commercials. He then started to appear as guest star on TV shows. He became the script intern on Late Night with Conan O’Brien in 2000. He had minor roles in films and TV shows until he landed the role of Jim Halpert on “The Office” in 2005. He has also directed some of the episodes of The Office. In 2006, he was seen in the film ‘A New Wave’.
This was followed by appearing in films like ‘Smiley Face’, ‘License to Wed’, ‘Leatherheads’, ‘Away We Go’ and ‘ It’s Complicated’. He became the writer and director of the film ‘Brief Interviews with Hideous Men’. At the same time, he appeared on various television shows. In 2012, Krasinski was seen in the drama film ‘Nobody Walks’. He became the star and executive producer of ‘Chateau Marmont Hotel’ which is an HBO miniseries. He also co-wrote the film ‘Promised Land’ along with Matt Damon.
In 2015, he was seen in the film ‘Aloha’. Krasinski is the executive producer of the animated series ‘Dream Corp, LLC’. In 2016, he became the executive producer of the critically acclaimed film called ‘Manchester by the Sea’.
Krasinski has won two Primetime Emmy nominations. He has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards out of seven nominations. He has won the 2011 Teen Choice Award for the film ‘Something Borrowed’. In 2009, he won the National Board of Review Award for Best Cast for ‘It’s Complicated’. He has received several Gold Derby TV Award nominations.
How much is John Krasinski Net Worth in 2017
John Krasinski has appeared in many films and television shows. He has also produced, written, and directed films. In doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good wealth for himself. John Krasinski’s net worth is an estimated $18 million US dollars as of 2017. He was the main cast and the producer of director of ‘The Office’.
In 2009, he became the screenwriter, producer, and director of ‘Brief Interviews with Hideous men’. He also starred, directed and produced the 2016 film ‘The Hollars’. Krasinski has narrated many TV commercials for various brands like BlackBerry Storm, Apple TV, Esurance, Gap, Carnival Cruise Lines, Verizon Wireless, and My Coke Rewards.
Krasinski’s wife sister is Felicity Blunt who is married to Stanley Tucci. He has co-starred with several top names like Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, Robin Williams, Mandy Moore, Renée Zellweger, and George Clooney. His film ‘Brief Interviews with Hideous Men’ was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009.